Marginal note:R.S., c. N-5
National Defence Act
(2) The judges of the Court Martial Appeal Court are
(a) not fewer than four judges of the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court to be designated by the Governor in Council; and
(b) any additional judges of a superior court of criminal jurisdiction who are appointed by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Deputy judges of the Court
(2.1) Subject to subsection (2.2), any former judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court may, at the request of the Chief Justice of that Court made with the approval of the Governor in Council, act as a judge of the Court and while so acting has all the powers of a judge of the Court and shall be referred to as a deputy judge of the Court.
Marginal note:Approval of Governor in Council
(2.2) The Governor in Council may approve the making of requests under subsection (2.1) in general terms or for particular periods or purposes, and may limit the number of persons who may act under that subsection.
(2.3) A person who acts as a judge under subsection (2.1) shall be paid a salary for the period he or she acts at the rate fixed by the Judges Act for a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court, other than a Chief Justice, less any amount otherwise payable to him or her under that Act in respect of that period, and shall also be paid the travel allowances that a judge is entitled to be paid under the Judges Act.
Marginal note:Giving of judgment after judge ceases to hold office
(2.4) If a judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court resigns his or her office or is appointed to another court or otherwise ceases to hold office, he or she may, at the request of the Chief Justice of the Court Martial Appeal Court, at any time within eight weeks after that event give judgment in any cause, action or matter previously tried by or heard before him or her as if he or she had continued in office.
154. Subsection 236(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(3) The officers, clerks and employees appointed to the Courts Administration Service shall perform the duties of their respective offices in relation to the Court Martial Appeal Court.
Marginal note:R.S., c. 31 (4th Supp.)
Official Languages Act
(3) No federal court, other than the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court or the Tax Court of Canada, is required to comply with subsection (1) until five years after that subsection comes into force.
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